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You missed an RMD—now what?

Rick Rodgers

The rules surrounding Required Minimum Distri­b­u­tions are compli­cated and missing them can be costly. If you have made an error, follow these steps to amend it and seek a penalty waiver

The Importance of Reporting to Credit Agencies After Death

Rodgers & Associates

It is the respon­si­bility of the surviving spouse or the estate’s executor to notify lenders on joint accounts, to close out accounts in the deceased’s name, and to notify the three major credit agencies.

What’s the Difference Between Premium Bonds and Discount Bonds?

Rodgers & Associates

A premium bond has a coupon rate higher than the prevailing interest rate for that particular bond maturity and credit quality. A discount bond, in contrast, has a coupon rate lower than the prevailing interest rate for that particular bond maturity and credit quality.